2017: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles

  • Apr 28, 2017
  • 1 📹 PM Advice Folks to Use Narmada Water Judiciously [ Eco. ]

    Botad had seen the rousing reception of the Prime Minister who had come there to inaugurate the 1st phase of the 2nd link of Saurastra Narmada Avataram yojna. He had urged the people to use the water judiciously as it can make the people of the village wealthy. He told them to us

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  • 2 Military Restructure of PLA Announced by the Chinese President [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    Xi Jinping, the president of China has announced a restructuring of the People’s Liberation Army. His aim is to make it as a leaner fighting force with enhanced joint operations capability. President Xi Jinping is the chair of the Central Military Commission, and also commander-i

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  • 3 📹 Normal Monsoon in South-West: IMD [ Eco. ]

    For 2017, there would be normal monsoon as predicted by the Indian Meteorological Department’s with a rainfall of 96 % of the long-period average (LPA). Rainfall between 96 % and 104 % of LPA is considered as normal. The country had suffered droughts in 2014 and 2015 too. In 2016

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  • 4 India’S Steel Import and Export Currently [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The Joint Plant Committee’s annual report on steel sector for the time period 2016 - 17, India’s import of total finished steel declined 36 % to 7.4 million tonnes (MT). The country have had a quite well tariff in the producton also. The crude steel production has been 97.358 MT

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  • 5 📹 Seabed Resident Event Profiler (SREP) Robot Developed by NIO [ Sci-Tech ]

    National institute of Oceanography has developed a robotic platform, Seabed Resident Event Profiler which is capable of being stationed at any water depth from 0 - 200 meters to track the oceanic processes. It has been made to regularly record the water column information at ever

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  • 6 📹 “Tropical Cyclone Maarutha” Seen in Bay of Bengal [ Eco. ]

    A tropical cyclone named Maarutha has been identified in the Bay of Bengal as a deep depression. This cyclone will hit Myanmar on 17th April 2017 and it will be bringing heavy rains. It is the 1st named storm of 2017 in the region.

    Cyclones, Formation & Its 2 Types

    Dr. Manishi

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  • 7 Revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Issued by RBI [ Policy-Governance ]

    A new notification by RBI namely “Revised Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) has come up for the banks. It shall be applicable to all the banks operating in India including small and foreign banks. It shall pay effectives from April 1 based on the financials of banks as of March 2017

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  • Apr 21, 2017
  • 1 BS-IV grade fuels launched by the Government [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Bharat Stage-IV has been formally launched by the government across the country to keep carbon emission in check. Post the banning of sale and registration of BS-III vehicales by the Supreme Court this was launched. It sets target of ushering in BS-VI fuel by April 2020 by skippi

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  • 2 G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany [ Int. Rel & Org. ]

    The Ministerial Meeting of the G20 on Digital Economy was held in Dusseldorf, Germany. All the Ministers responsible for this had participated in it. The conclusion made in this meeting was on ‘Shaping Digitalization for an Interconnected World’.

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

    G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting on Digital Economy in Germany

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  • 3 127th Birth Anniversary for Dr.Bhimrao Ambedkar [ Important Days ]

    It was the 127th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar who was even a Bharat Ratna was celebrated at the Parliament House complex. Floral tribute was paid by the President, Vice President and Prime Minister to the statue of Ambedkar. The celebrations were organized by Dr. Ambed

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  • 4 ASCI Issues Guidelines for Celebrities [ Eco. ]

    A new set of guidelines have been set by the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) for the celebrities endorsing products. According to the guidelines, celebrities will also include includes other well known personalities like doctors, authors, activists and educationists

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  • 5 Central Processing Centre Gets New Pin Code [ Policy-Governance ]

    The Department of Post has given a unique pin code for the Income Tax Department’s Central Processing Centre based in Bengaluru, to ensure that the letters and emails sent by taxpayers to the CPC are not lost reach the centre late. The new pin code given to CPC is 560500. Earlier

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  • 6 Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana [ Policy-Governance ]

    Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana was made to disbursed loans which were covered under this yojana have crossed its target on Rs. 1.8 lakh crore in the financial year 2016 - 17. Loans that were extended have are of Rs. 1.80, 087 crore in the current scenario. Majority of these loans w

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  • 7 Haryana Launches Operation Durga [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    Post the launch of Anti-romeo squad in UP, the Haryana government has launched ‘Operation Durga’ to ensure women safety in the state. The teams made by the Chief Minister have visited places like places such as schools, colleges, bus stands and railway stations and caught persons

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  • 8 📹 Focus on near Threatened Mammals and Least Concern - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

    Dr

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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 📹 Horticulture - Summary of Kurukshetra April 2017 Edition Part 2 [ Kurukshetra ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Horticulture Kurukshetra. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Horticulture in India: Kurukshetra April 2017 Summary

    Dr. Manishika Jain in this lecture pres

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  • 2 📹 Horticulture - Summary of Kurukshetra April 2017 Edition [ Kurukshetra ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to Kurukshetra April 2017 - horticulture in India. Details are available in the video tutorial at Youtube@Examrace

    Horticulture in India: Kurukshetra April 2017 Summary

    Dr. Manis

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  • 3 📹 Focus on Vulnerable Reptiles & Turtle Vs. Tortoise & Threatened- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

    Dr

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  • 4 Government Sets Up Inter-Disciplinary Committee to Examine Framework for Virtual Currencies [ Committees & Bodies ]

    The Union Government has constituted a time bound committee which is inter disciplinary which has come up with an action plan with virtual currencies so as to fix the regulatory gaps in the existing framework governing virtual currencies. The committee is required to submit its r

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  • 5 Belle-II Detector System Integrated with Powerful Super KEKB Accelerator [ Sci-Tech ]

    The Belle-II experiment which has been done in Tsukub, Japan conducted by The High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) has been completed. It can be taken as the step forward by integrating particle detector with powerful accelerator. The word roll-in refers to the ope

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  • 6 New Scheme Launched by Union Ministry of Food Processing [ Schemes & Proj. ]

    The scheme has been launched by the Union Ministry of Food Processing namely Agro-Marine Produce Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters (SAMPADA) for food processing sector. This scheme had been made to reduce the wastage of food and will aim at doubling farmer in

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  • 7 📹 Focus on Vulnerable Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

    Dr

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  • 8 Parliament Passes the HIV Bill [ Bills ]

    On Tuesday, 2017 the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Bill was passed. This Bill has given the sight of relief to the people who are suffering from the disease. Equal rights are given in medical treatment, admission to

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  • 9 Survey of India Launches Web Portal Nakshe [ Sci-Tech ]

    A new web portal has been launched by the Survey of India to make open series maps available to Indians for free. It was launched by Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Science, Harsh Vardhan on the occasion of 250th anniversary of SOI.

    Logo of Survey of India

    Logo of Survey of India

    Logo of Survey of India

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  • Apr 18, 2017
  • 1 India, Australia Sign Six Agreements [ Policy-Governance ]

    Six agreements have been signed between India and Australia in various fields like terrorism, sports, health, environment, aviation sector to boost bilateral cooperation. These agreements were signed in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his visiting Australian counterp

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  • 2 📹 Focus on Endangered and Vulnerable Mammals - Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

    Dr

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  • Apr 14, 2017
  • 1 Scientists Discovers Protein PorB That Increases Effectiveness of Vaccines Against Cancer [ Sci-Tech ]

    A protein called PorB has been discovered by the scientist from Boston university School of Medicine. This could help to make vaccinations more effective and provide protection from diseases such as cancer. The researchers have found the protein on the exterior of the bacteria. I

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  • 2 📹 Focus on Endangered Mammals- Expected Questions for 2017 [ Env. ]

    We will be covering the important questions and topics for competitive examinations for 2017 related to environment, biodiversity, ecosystem and related policies. As per video tutorials and lectures at Youtube@Examrace

    Expected Questions on Environment and Biodiversity Part 1

    Dr

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  • 3 Cyber Physical Systems Programme Launched by Government [ Sci-Tech ]

    It is the Department of Science and Technology that has launched Cyber Physical systems programme dealing with self-driven cars, autonomous unmanned vehicles and aircraft navigation systems. The amount of Rs. 3000- crore has been conceived for it and it will first take root in so

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  • 4 64th National Film Awards [ Awards ]

    On 7th April 2017 the 64th National Film Awards were announced. Kasaav, the Marathi film won the award in the Best Feature Film category and Fireflies in the Abyss won in the Non-Feature film Category. Telugu drama film Sathamanam Bhavathi directed by Satish Vegesna was selected

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